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Old 02-26-22, 05:53 AM
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This is half the reason I ride a bike

Can't beat the parking!


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Old 02-26-22, 06:17 AM
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I can see it now.....after a night at the pub trying to ride home.
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Old 02-26-22, 10:24 AM
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I can see it now.....after a night at the pub trying to ride home.
It can be done, only stopped by the police once!
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Old 02-26-22, 10:34 AM
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Riding home at night on quiet streets after a couple of beers is an underrated pleasure of bicycling.
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Old 02-26-22, 11:16 AM
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I'm on the opposite end of the spectrum.
When I ride it is about:
exercise and spinning+breathing
the smells of being outdoors,
the sounds of tires on pavement/gravel,
the awareness of my surroundings,
maybe the companionship of another rider,
or the feeling of freedom by myself.

not a great cyclist, but even a worse pub hopper.
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Old 02-26-22, 11:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Wildwood View Post
I'm on the opposite end of the spectrum.
When I ride it is about:
exercise and spinning+breathing
the smells of being outdoors,
the sounds of tires on pavement/gravel,
the awareness of my surroundings,
maybe the companionship of another rider,
or the feeling of freedom by myself.

not a great cyclist, but even a worse pub hopper.
I am too old to really drink anymore. I like to ride up to that bar for lunch on my day off and have a beer or two with my meal.
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Old 02-26-22, 11:24 AM
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Originally Posted by passive jay View Post
I am too old to really drink anymore.
Not too old to drink.

Support your locally produced entertainment.
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Old 02-26-22, 11:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Wildwood View Post
Not too old to drink.

Support your locally produced entertainment.

lol let me rephrase that, I am too old to drink to excess anymore, so I keep it to one or two drinks these days.
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Old 02-26-22, 12:58 PM
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A college roommate practiced drinking and riding on a nightly basis. He figured it was better and safer than drinking and driving. One night after getting snockered at the Irish pub he rode home as usual, however he passed out on the bike going downhill at about 35mph and ran into the back of a parked car. Somehow he dragged himself home arriving at the door around 1am. His face was fairly well beat up, but nothing broken.
Yes, he never drank and rode again after that. Come to think of it he stopped going out to get drunk and did it at the apartment every night. Yes, he was an alcoholic, but has been sober for over 30 years now. Odd thing is I don't drink alcohol, never did thanks to plenty of examples of the dangers of the stuff while in the Navy.
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Old 02-26-22, 01:00 PM
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Decent bike racks are hard to find.
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coffee, ride, beer.
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Originally Posted by Wildwood View Post
Not too old to drink.

Support your locally produced entertainment.
you speak the language of my people
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Old 02-26-22, 07:42 PM
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Have to admit.....
I've ridden beery happy a few times,
good bike parking is a benefit.
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Different strokes, but enjoy your ride.
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Old 02-27-22, 12:50 AM
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Does a drunk bike driving ticket carry the same penalties as a DUI while driving a car? Curious, since most if not all states consider bikes to be vehicles and subject to practically all the same laws.
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Originally Posted by Wildwood View Post
Not too old to drink................................Support your locally produced entertainment.
Why only allow one heavenly nectar pass by one's lips. Since I'm not too old to learn my son graced me with the following in addition to the JW Blue >>>

https://crowdedbarrelwhiskey.com/pro...texas-whiskey/

p.s. - the Ironroot Straight Corn Whiskey is marvelous

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Does a drunk bike driving ticket carry the same penalties as a DUI while driving a car? Curious, since most if not all states consider bikes to be vehicles and subject to practically all the same laws.
Not a motor vehicle, but you could get cited for public intoxication, at least that’s what the officer told me. Also told me to get off the sidewalk, and walk the bike home. I did get off the sidewalk, but rode the bike home, by a more obscure route, still had 7 miles to go.
That was a long time ago, things have changed, still wish I had that 73 cool lemon Schwinn Sports Tourer I rode back then though. Rode that bike 5 days a week to my summer job, working 2nd shift on a brake press at a local factory, then to the local watering hole, then back home at 2am bar time, Got pulled over by the police at least 7 times that summer, various infractions, never a ticket.
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Funny how some assume that drinking necessarily means bleary-eyed drunkenness. Guess I should be glad the topic isn't weed!
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Why only allow one heavenly nectar pass by one's lips.
p.s. - the Ironroot Straight Corn Whiskey is marvelous

I only buy local.
Minimize my footprint = global ethics.
@Rolla - the weed is local, too. And 100% legal.

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Decent bike racks are hard to find.
so is decent Rye but the Pabst behind it is still readily available
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I have finished several localish bike tours at my local watering hole, including my two-week tour back in September. Outdoor seating, so I just lean the bike against the wall. Not a far ride home when I am done.
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Riding home at night on quiet streets after a couple of beers is an underrated pleasure of bicycling.
August weekends in Philly can be great for that. Lots of people are down the shore.
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When I was in Atlanta, I only ever saw 1 person get a DUI on a bicycle, and he deserved it
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august weekends in philly can be great for that. Lots of people are down the shore.
jb & pbr
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jb & pbr
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